Community Food Strategies

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Naming Priorities & Capturing Impact

Learn how we’ve been using Results Based Accountability with food councils to set priorities and action.

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“Little p” and “Big P” Policy: Paths to Improve Our Food System

Is “little p” or “big P” policy change the best way to spend resources for food system wins?

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Ten low-hanging fruit actions for food councils

Balancing process and action is a crucial skill for getting and keeping community at the table.

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A Funding Mechanism to Spark the Local Food Economy

How Cabarrus County used present-use value tax income to support their Agricultural Economy

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Join the Local Food Council of North Carolina

The Local Food Council of NC (LFCNC), which serves as the statewide food council, is seeking three new members to represent local food councils, one from each of three regions in North Carolina (West, Central, East) to serve for a…

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Talking All Things Food with 2016 Candidates

Convening local government and the community to talk about food and farming.

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Strengthening the food and farm community in Char-Meck

A collection of successes, impact, and partnerships within the community.

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Partnerships to elevate local food policy – Community Food Strategies, Plate of the Union and local food councils

Plate of the Union food truck

Four food councils hosted Candidate Meet & Greet Events, talking all things food and farming with current and future elected officials.

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Coordinate a Local Election Season Event

This fall, Community Food Strategies and Plate of the Union are offering their organizing support to NC local food councils to host election season events.

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Connecting Communities and the Supply Chain

Touring a food processing facility, mapping supply chain assets, developing regional priorities, and building cross-county relationships were all part of this Northeast NC gathering.

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